Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Following the Climate Money Programme!


Apply By:  01/05/2018

The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its programme entitled “Following the Climate Money”. This programme will draw on the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s long track record of covering climate change and climate funding for a global audience.

The programme will feature an intensive 5-day workshop in Indonesia. The workshop will introduce participants to climate finance, as well as related areas like carbon markets and the cost of disaster management, always using real case studies. It will also demonstrate how data journalism could be applied to this topic. Participants will then receive support from project editors to help them produce original stories. Modest funding will be available to help with reporting costs.


The program will cover all transport and subsistence costs of journalists participating in this programme. However any journalists who attend from AustraliaNew Zealand or Japan will have to cover their own costs of participation.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Journalists working for domestic media in the following countries may apply: Indonesia, ChinaIndiaBangladeshPakistanSri LankaNepalBhutanMyanmarMalaysiaSingapore, Lao PDR, VietnamCambodiaPhilippines, or Thailand.
  • Journalists in Australia, New Zealand and Japan may also apply, however if successful they will have to cover the costs of their participation.
  • Journalists working in any medium may apply – print, radio, TV, online.
  • They are looking for journalists who are comfortable with numbers and an interest in climate change. Data journalists are encouraged to apply.
  • Journalists must be fluent in English.
  • Journalists must have a minimum of one year’s experience. They should either be working full-time for a media organisation, or a freelancer whose main work is journalism.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Thomson Reuters Foundation.